1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Struchium P.Browne

      1. This genus is accepted.

    [FTEA]

    Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Habit
    Annual herb
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate
    Capitulum
    Capitula congested in axillary sessile clusters, homogamous, many-flowered; phyllaries in several series, imbricate, slightly unequal, the innermost longest
    Florets
    Florets 3-4-lobed; anthers sagittate, with triangular distal appendage; style branches subulate
    Fruits
    Achenes slightly angular with 3-4 angles, glandular; pappus a thick, oblique corona.

    Images

    Struchium P.Browne appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica 312, t. 34 (1756)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Hist. Jamaic. 312, t. 34 (1756).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 226 (1994)
    • Br., Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica: 312 (1756)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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